Facebook launches ‘Youth Portal’ promoting e-safety for young users

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Facebook released a ‘Youth Portal’ on 14th May 2018, to provide a “central place for teens” to advise younger users how to stay safe on Facebook, how to control their user experience, and what to do if they need a break from social media. As well as this, the Portal includes quotes from teenaged Facebook…

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Parents think social media affects children’s moral development

A recent poll undertaken by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at Birmingham University has revealed that 55% of the 1,700 people with children ages 11-17 questioned think that social media hinders or undermines moral development. Interestingly, whilst parents did acknowledge that positive moral aspects such as love and kindness are promoted through social…

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